What year did etta james die
Although recent rumors of her passing have surfaced, soul singer Etta James is still alive at age 73. She was diagnosed with Leukemia in January 2011 and has been receiving treatment since. Born January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA as Jamesetta Hawkins, she has been active in the music industry since 1954. She has won six Grammy awards during her illustrious career and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 12:07PM EST